Grass Roots in the Media
Mar
23
6:30 pm18:30

Grass Roots in the Media

  • Lilian H. Smith Library

Join us as we explore the different ways grassroots movements are represented in traditional media. The panel will touch on how they are able to engage in these networks, often without professional media training and/or communications staff, as well as the challenges that come with that territory.

Grassroots Community Organizing
Mar
22
6:30 pm18:30

Grassroots Community Organizing

  • College/Shaw Library

Community Organizers are vital in shaping our policies, economy, and neighbourhoods. This panel will uncover how to use traditional Volunteer Management principles, in a grassroots context. After all, a major component of any organizing effort is a well-designed volunteer strategy.

Ideas to Action
Mar
21
6:30 pm18:30

Ideas to Action

  • Lillian H. Smith Library

The hardest part any grassroots journey is at the very beginning. Great ideas need hard work to get them off the ground. So where do you begin? We ask successful local grassroots leaders about how they got their initiatives rolling, and grew their impact.